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    Author(s): Ross A. Phillips
    Date: 1983
    Source: Res. Pap. NE-537. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 7p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Description

    This program gives the log weight that the skidder can move and gives fuel consumption either in liters or gallons per turn. Slope of the skid trail, skidder weight, and skid distance must be entered into the program.

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    Citation

    Phillips, Ross A. 1983. Skidder load capacity and fuel consumption HP-41C program. Res. Pap. NE-537. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 7p.

    Keywords

    Skidder, load capacity, logging, computer programs, cost estimating, fuel estimating, skidding forces and distances

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